Temporary Housing and Food
Provides a short-term emergency transitional housing with on site supportive services. List of local shelters and meals.
Offers temporary and permanent housing; linkages to healthcare, job centers; and other supportive services. Hotline (562)373-5264
Find shelters, rentals, apply for HUD/Section 8 and more.
An online directory of food pantries, soup kitchens and non-profit organizations that provide food.
The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.
Offers basic home phone service at a discount. (Note: May only participate in one LifeLine program.)
Offers either basic home phone service or wireless service.\
Offers the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) and Family Electric Rate Assistance (FERA) programs to provide income-qualified customers with bill relief.
Home Ownership and Permanent Housing
Through resilient outreach, state-wide collaboratives, strong partnerships, advocacy, and services for all California veterans, CalVet has established an aggressive and proactive leadership role in the fight to make sure that all veterans and their families have housing options that fulfill their needs.
Habitat for Humanity offers a Veterans Build program which works with veteran partner families to provide affordable homeownership opportunities. They also can provide help with home repair and weatherization.
A non-profit organization that helps with loan modifications, buyer education and housing programs.
Find out about home loan guaranty benefits and other housing-related programs to help buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for personal occupancy.